EU-Startups Conference 2017

hosted by / Menlo Media UG

HTW Audimax

Start: 13 Apr 2017

End: 13 Apr 2017

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  • Short Intro

    EU-Startups Conference LogoThe EU-Startups Conference is our annual flagship event where we showcase a selection of Europe's hottest startups and where we come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time!

    We will have fireside chats with internationally successful founders like Jesper Buch (Just Eat founder / angel investor) and Peter Vesterbacka (Rovio, Angry Birds, Slush, Lightneer), interesting speeches, an "Investors on Stage" session and great networking opportunities.

    In addition we'll have a pitch competition with 15 exciting startups from all across Europe. The pitch competition will be judged by a team of well known investors. The winning startup team will receive a prize package worth €17,500. 

    We expect up to 400 startup founders, tech folks, corporates, business angels, media people and investors from all across Europe. Our affordable ticket prices already include food and drinks during the event.

    Long story short: We're looking forward to meet you on April 13 in Berlin!

    An overview with more info regarding the EU-Startups Conference 2017, the pitch competition and about the speakers can be found here.

    In case of any qustions: Feel free to reach out to


    The current state of the agenda

    10.30-11.00 - Coffee/Networking
    11.00-11.05 - Short Welcome Speech by Thomas Ohr
    11.05-11.30 - Ferry Heilemann Speech - 8 year's as Serial Entrepreneur and Investor - Learnings from DailyDeal, Google and FreightHub
    11.30-12.15 - Fireside Chat with Jesper Buch (Just Eat Founder / Angel Investor)
    12.15-12.30 - Benedikt Franke (Helpling) - The challenge of fast growth and how to overcome growing pains of a startup
    12.30-12.55 - Panel Discussion "How to enter the German speaking market and scale" - with Bernd Auer (Teamleader), Georg Schlotter (BP / business angel), Grega Potokar (ABC Venture Gates)
    12.55-13.00 - Federica Bordoni Speech (Aruba Cloud)
    13.00-13.40 - Pitch Competition - 8 Startup Pitches
    13.40-14.35 - Break / Food & Drinks / Networking
    14.35-14.45 - Christoph Sollich Speech (Pitch Doctor) 
    14.45-15.15 - Investors on Stage (10-14 VCs pitch on stage)
    15.15-15.40 - Nils Seger Speech (RCKT) - The role of communications in the startup industry
    15.40-16.15 - Pitch Competition - 7 Startup Pitches
    16.15-16:45 - Jeff Burton Speech (Electronic Arts) - Learnings from the early days of Electronic Arts
    16.45-17.30 - Fireside Chat with Peter Vesterbacka
    17.30-17.50 - Raffaela Rein Speech - How to build an UX-led company
    17.50-17.55 - Announcement of the Pitch Competition Winner
    17.55-18.10 - Farewel / Short Networking / End


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    HTW Audimax Treskowallee 8 10318 Berlin Germany
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